Saturday, December 10th, 2016

“Kennedy’s dogs will be missed on Hill” But Kennedy’s dogs weren’t saints either. Like a parent of spoiled children, the senator was loving but a poor disciplinarian. Splash has been known to bark impatiently during long meetings. The dog once sent White House staffers into a frenzy when the pooch began barking in the Oval […]

Of the demise of Senator Edward M “Ted” Kennedy, we are told that the “Lion of the Senate” has passed. We are told of his effectiveness as a senator, and his bipartisan spirit. We are even reminded of the promise of the Kennedy name, a branding effort unlike any seen before or since. Yet we […]

Will Senator Russ Feingold criticize fellow Democrat Senator Ted Kennedy for wanting his possible replacement to be appointed by the governor rather than elected by the people of Massachusetts? Massachusetts law currently requires a special election to fill senate vacancies, a law pushed through in 2004 when Senator John Kerry was running for president and […]

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown announced that the British queen has given an honorary knighthood to Massachusetts Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy. If there was any doubt left of just how distant Camelot of the Knights of the Round Table is from the Kennedy Camelot, this absurd proclamation just erased it. All things considered, good thing […]

The latest reports are that Senator Kennedy is recovering from his inaugural lunch seizure. Meanwhile, Senator Robert Byrd, seated at the same table as Kennedy and Vice President Biden, left the inauguration luncheon early, too. His spokesman denied there were any medical reasons, and that the senator was resting in his senate office. So why […]

Are you kidding? Turner Classic Movies was having an Ingrid Bergman night. I don’t care if it was Jack Kennedy risen from the grave. I’ll watch Casablanca, Spellbound, and Notorious instead. By the way, she would have been 91 today. Print this entry

Actual Associated Press headline:Thinking the unthinkable: Who follows Ted Kennedy? How about a scuba diver. Print this entry

With Senator Kennedy going into the hospital with a possible stroke or seizure, ABC News posted a photo retrospective of Kennedy’s life. By what possible standard would there be no photos at all of Kennedy following the Chappaquiddick incident? Update! Either I missed this one or they added it later. Print this entry

Newsmax is promoting a story from CapeCodToday.com about Senator Ted Kennedy’s yacht dumping some fuel into Nantucket Sound. Ted Kennedy has called Nantucket Sound near his Massachusetts estate “a national treasure” — but that didn’t stop the senator from having oil dumped from his yacht into its waters. A local photographer spotted an oil slick […]

Newsmax is promoting a story from CapeCodToday.com about Senator Ted Kennedy’s yacht dumping some fuel into Nantucket Sound. Ted Kennedy has called Nantucket Sound near his Massachusetts estate “a national treasure” — but that didn’t stop the senator from having oil dumped from his yacht into its waters. A local photographer spotted an oil slick […]